WEEK_8 :D

I forgot about these themes :] but You can try to do these exercises: I. Match the euphemism with the plain English equivalent   EUPHEMISM   PLAIN ENGLISH 1 Urban...

I forgot about these themes :]

but You can try to do these exercises:

I. Match the euphemism with the plain English equivalent

EUPHEMISM

PLAIN ENGLISH

1

Urban Art

A

Rubbish dump

2

Emporium

B

Stupid

3

Intoxicated

C

Window cleaner

4

Disposal Centre

D

Drug addict

5

Canine control officer

E

Graffiti

6

Socially disadvantaged youth

F

Fat

7

Glass maintenance engineer

G

Shop

8

Medicinally dependant

H

Dog catcher

9

Big-boned

I

Thug

10

Intellectually challenged

J

Drunk

 

II. Label each item as hyperbole or understatement in the space provided.

Example:   ___Hyperboly I’ve told you a million times not to call me during my favorite show.

1. __________Sally was a tad annoyed when her brother sneaked a peak at her secret diary.

2. __________ “The weather is brisk,” Nathan admitted, as the thermometer read minus ten degrees Fahrenheit.

3. __________That hotel room was so small that even the mice had hunched shoulders.

4. __________ “Oh, I’ve been known to bang out a chord or two,” said the renowned concert pianist.

5. __________ Every word Laurie says is a lie, including “a” and “the.”

6. __________You must admit, Ken isn’t the most talented singer in the world.

7. __________ I’ve wanted to go to France since the beginning of time.

8. __________ Herbert doesn’t actually brush his teeth; he just waves a toothbrush near his mouth.

9. __________How ugly is that shirt? Well, if you paid more than a nickel for it, you were ripped off.

10. __________Maya was somewhat pleased when she aced the calculus final.

 

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Balzhan, I can't understand your first task at all !!! =(
As for the second task...
1) understatement
2) hyperbole (I can't understand what is meant here... “The weather is brisk", (Погода свежая?)
3) hyperbole
4) understatement
5) hyperbole
6) I'm not sure,,,, understatement
7) hyperbole
8) hyperbole ??? =(
9) hyperbole
10) understatement
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